Australia is once more residence to the world’s greatest gin after taking the crown for a file third time.
Victoria’s Yarra Valley-based gin distillery 4 Pillars was named 2023 Worldwide Gin Producer of the Yr in London on Thursday.
It’s the first time any gin producer, not to mention Australian distillery, has received the award 3 times on the Worldwide Wine & Spirit Competitors.
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4 Pillars received the identical accolade in each 2019 and 2020.
And sealing Australia’s rating as a high gin-making nation, fellow Aussie distillery Kangaroo Island Spirits was additionally within the high 3 short-list.
4 Pillars expressed its gratitude at receiving the best accolade for gin producing.
“That is the primary time anybody, ANYWHERE has been named world’s greatest gin maker 3 times! Wow,” 4 Pillars wrote on Instagram.
“This December, will probably be simply 10 years since we launched our first batch of Uncommon Dry Gin, made in our mate Rob Dolan’s shed.
“We’ve got a nicer residence now, nevertheless it’s nonetheless about making gin in the very same means, with a fully legendary gin household, in probably the most scrumptious place on Earth.
“We’re fairly blown away and we’re going to spend the day celebrating and letting it sink in.”
In 2013, founders Stuart Gregor, Cameron Mackenzie and Matt Jones established 4 Pillars in Victoria’s scenic Yarra Valley on the outskirts of Melbourne.
The Worldwide Wine & Spirit Competitors (IWSC) is the world’s most prestigious spirits competitors with greater than 4000 entries from distilleries the world over in 2023.
Australia’s Kangaroo Island Spirits and Sweden’s Herno Gin have been the opposite two distilleries on the ultimate shortlist for the gin producer award.
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